Egyptian Necklace

Title

Egyptian Necklace

Subject

Amulet Necklace and Loose Beads

Description

A number of small frit amulet/talisman beads have been strung together to form a necklace, and are stapled to the interior of the Parisian Box. The necklace consists of 88 assorted frit, metal and shell beads; 2 phallus amulets; 16 Wedjat eyes (Eyes of Horus, commonly placed within mummified bodies as amulets); 3 rectangular, perforated amulets; 4 Bes amulets; 1 crocodile (Sobek) amulet; and 1 damaged anthropoid amulet. Other objects found in the bottom of the box include 4 square frit beads, 2 round blue frit beads, one faux-stone plastic bead and one small coin, with indistinguishable markings.

Creator

From Stone to Screen

Source

Egypt

Publisher

From Stone to Screen

Date

Unknown

Contributor

Chloe Martin-Cabanne (Web Design)
David Assaf (Web Design)
Jessica Matteazzi (Photography)
Chelsea Gardner (Collection Curator)

Rights

UBC CNERS

Files

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Citation

From Stone to Screen, “Egyptian Necklace,” UBC CNERS Artifact Collections, accessed July 23, 2017, http://cnerscollections.omeka.net/items/show/134.